Contributed on Sep 18, 2019
The struggle with temptation is real. This passage focuses on where temptation originates and how we can overcome it.
We’ve been working our way through the Book of James. The last two weeks, we have looked at how we can have joy when the trials and temptations of life come our way. Tonight, we are going to look specifically at temptation. I ask you, “Where does Temptation come from”? Sometimes the desire and ...read more
Contributed on Sep 17, 2019
A look at why James tells us to be joyful when trials and temptations come. We become stronger and more like Jesus in the process.
The path of life isn’t an easy path to walk. It’s filled with all kinds of trials; like sickness and disease, accidents, disappointments, sufferings and death and also all the trials we go through concerning sin and being seduced. What we need is a guaranteed way to conquer all the trials of ...read more
Contributed on Sep 17, 2019
This hopefully helps answer the question of how we can find joy in the crises of life.
Last Sunday evening we talked about the trials and temptations that we all go through on our journey through life. What is the worst trial that you face right now? What is the worst temptation, the temptation that just swarms in upon you and overcomes you and leads you into sin? Is there an ...read more
Contributed on Oct 7, 2019
We have looked at how we are all affected by the trials and temptations of life. Now we look at preparing ourselves to be able to withstand those tribulations.
For the past few Sundays we have admitted that we all have trials and tribulations and temptations in our lives. We have seen how the trials strengthen us and make us more like Jesus. But James doesn’t just give explanations and facts about all these mishaps in our lives, he ends chapter one with ...read more
Contributed on Oct 9, 2019
James teaches us that showing partiality or favoritism is actually a sin and spells out how we can more easily avoid falling into this temptation.
This passage begins a new section in James. There are certain temptations and trials that are constantly confronting us. One of the strongest is that of showing partiality or favoritism, of discriminating against people. READ James 2:1. So, here we have the charge against showing partiality. ...read more
Contributed on Oct 15, 2019
The greatest tragedy of the church today is people who profess Christ and yet don’t live for Christ. This is the theme of this message.
The greatest tragedy of the church today is people who profess Christ and yet don’t live for Christ. This is the theme of this message. Millions profess Christ and are baptized and made members of the church and they think they’ve done all they need to do. They think that now that they are on ...read more